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Prop 407 to create safer pedestrian and bicycle pathways, costs $225 million

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TUCSON, Ariz. - An information session on Proposition 407 hosted by Ward 3 will be held Thursday.

Council Member Paul Durham and Parks Director Brent Dennis and City staff will discuss what the proposition means for Tucson's neighborhoods and parks.

Prop 407 is the Parks + Connections Bond that includes $225 million in General Obligation bonds to improve parks and connections throughout the city.

Funds will create safer pedestrian and bicycle pathways.

The city's playgrounds, sports fields, pools, splash pads, and recreation centers will also be improved.

The public meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. at 1510 E. Grant Road.

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Here's an interactive map to learn more about the proposed projects.

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